Reference and Collection Development Librarian - Fordham Law School - New York, NY

  • 9 Sep 2022 1:54 PM
    Message # 12912722



    • Provides general and in-depth reference assistance to law students, faculty and administrators through virtual and in-person reference desk services, and various outreach programs;
    • Serves as library liaison to clinics, journals, faculty, and administrators;
    • Teaches introductory legal research in a required first-year research course and upper level advanced legal research courses as an Adjunct Professor;
    • Administers aspects of the library’s collection development program, including researching potential new acquisitions of digital and print materials, selection meetings, and maintenance of the collection development policy;
    • Maintains and manages the microforms collection including government documents and court records and briefs;
    • Contributes to creating a diverse and inclusive library through the development, implementation, and evaluation of collection development, reference, and public services policies, procedures, and publications;
    • Reports to the Head of Reference who assigns additional functions as necessary.



    • Completion of an M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school within 6 months of beginning employment;
    • J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school or equivalent non-U.S. law degree;
    • Demonstrated knowledge of legal research databases and resources;
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
    • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
    • Ability to work some evening, weekend, and holiday hours.


    • Experience in teaching or training;
    • Experience providing research and reference services;
    • Experience with marketing events on social media platforms.

    Job Information

    • Job ID: 64879747
    • Workplace Type: On-Site
    • Location:
      New York, New York, United States
    • Position Title: Reference and Collection Development Librarian
    • Company Name For Job: Fordham Law School, Maloney Library
    • Discipline: Legal Education
    • Job Type: Full-Time
    • Job Duration: Indefinite
    • Min Education: Master's Degree
    • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
    • Required Travel: None

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